Quick Facts

Grew up

San Francisco, CA

Teaching Areas of Interest

U.S. History

Research Areas of Interest

Los Angeles, California, African-American History

One thing that inspires me to do my research is...

wanting to write more books.

How has your personal background influenced your work at CSUN?

I relate to students who are hard-working.

“When I am grading, I make sure I... read twice.”

What is your educational history?

University of California, Los Angeles
University of California, Davis

Why do you like to work here?

Great students.